Posted November 23, 2022
Director of Engineering
We are seeking an experienced, resourceful and passionate leader to embrace the maintenance of our property and every facet of engineering operations for The Scott!
Summary of Position:
To maintain the entire facility that is The Scott Resort & Spa; to include the physical building structures, all mechanical, electrical, H.V.A.C. systems, pools, and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventive maintenance programs. Ensure the upkeep of all guest and associate areas to maintain an attractive well-maintained resort. Manage and oversee all renovation and other special projects.
Conduct walk-throughs and visually assesses the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structures of the resort, all mechanical, electrical, H.V.A.C. systems and any other related equipment.
Verifies completion of all routine maintenance in public spaces, meeting rooms, outlets, back of the house spaces and grounds. Verifies completion of all repairs, replacements, and renovation projects that take place in all offices and the employee work areas.
Hires, thoroughly trains and/or ensures that all Engineering Associates are thoroughly trained; supervises and coaches all staff that fall under the Engineering department.
Regularly informs the General Manager and all Resort Department Heads on the specific and overall condition of the building structures, related systems and equipment. Offering prudent and cost effective proposals for maintaining the same equipment and/or proposals for purchasing new equipment or new systems. Accesses and inputs information via computer to generate various reports.
Adheres to all purchasing policies and controls, as required by the Director of Finance and Corporate Office, to include all outside contractor bids, budgets and schedules.
Maintains effective energy management and preventive maintenance programs by conducting special training resort wide. The training focuses on the safe and effective use of equipment and it also focuses on energy conservation resort wide.
Maintain financial responsibilities including managing the annual budget for Engineering, review monthly P&L reports, monitoring labor costs to budget, comparing payroll projections to actual.
Review and approve training materials, monitoring testing coaching, mentoring, and recognition tools.
Attend weekly Leadership meetings (as scheduled) and communicate pertinent messages to staff. Attend Stand Up and needed pre-convention meetings and other meetings assigned by the General Manager (or insure attendance of Engineering Supervisor).
Lead department goal planning, continuous improvement projects, and recurring training efforts.
Empower team and self to handle difficult guest situations and guest challenges to ensure satisfactory results for all concerned.
Implement new resort procedures, as necessary.
Mentor, delegate and work closely with Engineering Supervisor.
Assure quality service and develop and maintain 4 diamond quality service levels.
Other tasks as assigned by General Manager/Director of Operations.
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of supportive functions, based upon the particular requirements of The Scott Resort and Spa.
Education: Graduation from high school and from an apprenticeship and/or advanced training program for operating engineers recognized by the industry and trade. Or any other combination of education, training, or experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job. College degree preferred.
Experience: Five years experience as journey mechanic or engineer with a class “A” hotel company or related industry. Two years experience as head or Chief Engineer in the same or similar environment.
Certificates or Licenses: Any licenses or permits that may be required by federal / state law or company regulations, such as an electrician’s license.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Communicates effectively: Speaks and listens in a clear, thorough, and timely manner, effectively reading and writing, using the English language.
Professional Appearance: Exhibits an appearance appropriate for a four diamond resort (Specific grooming standards are available for review).
• Attendance as scheduled is a critical element in all positions at The Scott Resort & Spa.
The Scott Resort & Spa’s leaders and team members believe each guest should be treated with respect and professionalism. We create A HEARTfelt experience…BEyond Expectations, enticing our guests to return again and again. In order to be successful at The Scott, team members must share both our vision and our values (Helpful, Ethical, Attentive, Resourceful and Thankful). This includes possessing and demonstrating a high level of courtesy and respect for both internal and external guests. Our forward thinking, fun, friendly, engaging and enthusiastic team members treat every guest as if they were our only guest. A true customer focus is essential to success with our property.